In 2015, WPX paid approximately $10.1 million in royalties to private landowners in the San Juan Basin for our local oil and gas production.
Since 2006, that figure is substantially higher – roughly $135 million in disbursements to private landowners in the San Juan Basin.
We also pay royalties for our in-state wells that are located on federal, state and Indian lands in New Mexico. In 2015, we paid approximately $35 million to these royalty holders for our New Mexico energy production.
Over the past decade, we paid approximately $232 million in royalties to the federal government for our New Mexico operations on federal lands.